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Co-published with Mother Jones. In New York City, a program is working to create a pathway to union jobs for the formerly incarcerated.

Co-published with The Guardian. In the US, IQ scores are often a key factor in gauging parenting ability. Critics say the assessments are misguided and unfair – and the results can be devastating.

Co-published with The NationThere are few things more important for people in prison than keeping links with the outside world. That task falls overwhelmingly to women.

Co-published with The New York TimesDecades of tough-on-crime sentencing and increasingly rigid release policies have left many to grow old in a system that was not designed to accommodate them.

Co-published with Rolling Stone. A veteran reporter looks back on when he was laid off from his newspaper gig and instead of taking a dead-end desk job turned to running van loads of marijuana across state lines.

Co-published with Mother JonesHow a group of activists took on the telecom industry—and won.

Co-published with Literary Hub. “Even after 25 years in journalism, I never knew humanity the way I did working at a strip club and moving product.”

Co-published with The NibIn Lexington, Kentucky, a police officer did the unthinkable – at least to his fellow cops.

Co-published with RevealFemale agents are so rare in the U.S. Border Patrol that they have their own nickname: the Fearless 5%. It’s meant as a badge of honor, but the title is a bold admission of the

Co-published with TruthdigIt was a failure of the system because he shouldn't have even been there.

Co-published with The NationBaby O’s case is at the center of a lawsuit to bring down the Indian Child Welfare Act. But far from proving ICWA should be overturned, it shows why the law is necessary.

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